Taser Use Up in Baltimore, Down in State; Blacks Targeted

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Officers from 47 law enforcement agencies in Maryland fired their Tasers at suspects 944 times in 2015, a 3.4 percent decline from the previous year. But Taser use in Baltimore increased 10.5 percent over 2014. Both in Baltimore and statewide, the vast majority of the Taser targets were African-Americans.
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